WHY WORK FOR GOWRIE VICTORIA?

Gowrie Victoria is a not-for-profit organisation, established in 1939, committed to our purpose to champion good early childhood education and care – because when children learn, we all grow.

We are specialists in early childhood education and care and our service offerings include:

  • Children’s programs located at Carlton North, Docklands, Broadmeadows, Yarraville and Carlton. We currently provide education and care for over 800 children and their families
  • A Registered Training Organisation (RTO 3900) that delivers nationally recognised qualifications in early childhood education and care
  • Professional development, including short courses and tailor-made training. In the past 20 years thousands of adult learners have received a nationally recognised qualification and the majority of children’s services in Victoria have participated in our professional development and support programs

For over eighty years Gowrie Victoria has grown. We currently employ over 250 people and we’re always looking for like-minded people to join our team.

What we offer

Gowrie Victoria prides itself on our unique and engaging working environment.

  • We recognise and value the importance of creating a supportive environment and strong, healthy relationships.
  • Our employee engagement levels are in the top 10% for care-based organisations, and 80% of our employee’s rate Gowrie Victoria as a truly great place to work.
  • Targeted, holistic professional development, organisational conferences and social events.
  • An innovative staffing structure which allows teams’ flexible time off the floor for planning, regular outings and the opportunity to participate in communities of practice and other development programs.
  • We actively work with universities and other partners to further research and continuously improve practice for ourselves and the sector.
  • Market competitive remuneration, 15 days personal leave and regular RDOs (RDOs apply to certain fulltime roles only)

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CURRENT VACANCIES

Room Leader, full time, Yarraville

We are currently recruiting for a full time Room Leader at our Yarraville service; this is a 158-place service operating nine rooms (6 weeks to 5 years) including an integrated funded kinder program.

Reporting to the Manager, Early Learning you will lead, coach and inspire a small team of educators in developing and implementing a high-quality early learning program by role modelling professional practice reflective of Gowrie Victoria’s purpose, philosophy and values. You will do this by:

  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with children, families, colleagues and the broader community.
  • Coaching and mentoring educators to achieve individual and team goals.
  • Producing documentation that demonstrates intentional teaching and children’s learning.
  • Actively participating in, sharing and embedding professional learning in the pursuit of higher standards.

For more information and to apply please click here.

Educator (Cert III or Diploma), full time, Yarraville

We are currently recruiting for a full time Educator at our Yarraville service; this is a 158-place service operating nine rooms (6 weeks to 5 years) including an integrated funded kinder program.

Reporting to the Room Leader, you will contribute in the implementation of a high-quality early learning program by demonstrating initiative, completing tasks with minimal supervision and role modelling professional practice reflective of Gowrie Victoria’s purpose, philosophy and values. Furthermore, you will:

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with children, families, colleagues and the broader community.
  • Produce documentation that demonstrates intentional teaching and children’s learning.
  • Actively participate in, share and embed professional learning in the pursuit of higher standards.

For more information and to apply please click here

Educational Leader, part time, Yarraville

We are currently recruiting for a part time* Educational Leader at our Yarraville service; this is a 158-place service operating nine rooms (6 weeks to 5 years) including an integrated funded kinder program (*32 hours per week. Working days and hours can be negotiated).

Reporting to the Manager, Early Learning you will inspire and mentor our teachers and educators in the design and implementation of high a quality early learning program aligned to approved frameworks, current research and innovative practice. You will also support pedagogical practice that is consistent with Gowrie Victoria’s philosophy, purpose and values. Furthermore, you will:

  • Promote an understanding of approved early learning frameworks;
  • Seek out relevant professional development opportunities and assist educators to translate contemporary research into practice;
  • Lead reflective practice to engage in continuous improvement across all aspects of the early learning program;
  • Demonstrate a commitment to inquiry and reflection and bring a strong vision to guide pedagogical decision making with a shared approach to achieving positive learning outcomes for children.

You will achieve this in connection with building and maintaining positive relationships with children, families, colleagues and the broader community.

For more information and to apply please click here.

Early Childhood Teachers, Full Time Maximum Term, Yarraville and Carlton

We are currently recruiting for two full time Early Childhood Teachers for fixed term contracts at our Carlton and Yarraville services.

The role at Carlton is available for a 10 month period.

The role at Yarraville is available for a 6 month period and open to recent graduates.

Reporting to the Manager, Early Learning you will work collaboratively with a team of educators in implementing and contributing to a high-quality pedagogical program by role modelling professional practice reflective of Gowrie Victoria’s purpose, philosophy and values. You will do this by:

  •  Building and maintaining positive relationships with children, families, colleagues and the broader community.
  • Coaching and mentoring educators to achieve individual and team goals.
  •  Developing documentation that demonstrates intentional teaching and reflects children’s curiosity and learning.
  • Actively participating in, sharing and embedding professional learning in the pursuit of higher standards.

For more information and to apply:

Click here for the Carlton position.

Click here for the Yarraville position.